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No blocked sites in Bahrain!

No blocked sites in Bahrain!

6 Apr, '0748 Comments

update 9 Apr, ’07: I am told that Batelco has started to block the sites again, but rather than blocking them at the proxy servers (which are in a sad state, it seems) they are blocking them directly at the router, which means it is going to be harder to bypass that block. I’ve checked […]

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Free Internet in Bahrain in May!

5 Apr, '0740 Comments

أعلن العضو المنتدب لشركة (2 كونيكت) فهد الشيراوي أن شركته ستبدأ بتوفير خدمة الإنترنت مجاناً للأفراد في البحرين اعتباراً من مايو/ أيار المقبل كمرحلة أولى، على أن يتم تغطية مناطق البحرين كافة مع الربع الأول من العام المقبل 2008 بحيث تكون خدمة الإنترنت المجانية متوافره للجميع في البحرين. وقال: إن ” اختيار هذه المناطق تم […]

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Nice Batelco Ad Campaign

Nice Batelco Ad Campaign

6 Feb, '077 Comments

And for a change, it’s actually saying the truth about itself..

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Ehm, can I have a makramah please?

17 Dec, '0617 Comments

In the spirit of National Day and bountiful makramahs, can Your Majesty put some pressure on Batelco and get them to suck just a little less blood from us technophiles who cannot live without the Internet? I implore you to do something about this Your Exalted Majesty, as no one of us could do anything […]

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Bahrain government buys C&W’s Batelco share out!

6 Dec, '0614 Comments

This off the presses: LONDON (AP) – Cable & Wireless PLC said Wednesday it will sell its 20 percent stake in Bahrain Telecommunications Co. BSC (Batelco) for $506.1 million to Bahrain government agencies. The Middle Eastern monarchy will pay cash upon completion of the deal, expected in January, Cable & Wireless said in a statement. […]

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